Agenda and draft minutes

Policy, Finance and Development Committee
Tuesday, 10th September, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Offices, Station Road, Wigston. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services  Tel: (0116) 257 2775 Email: democratic.services@oadby-wigston.gov.uk

Note: Q1 (2019/20) 

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Items
No. Item

23.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from Members to determine the quorum of the meeting in accordance with Rule 7 of Part 4 of the Constitution.

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillors G A Boulter, Mrs L M Boradley and Miss P V Joshi.

24.

Appointment of Substitutes

To appoint substitute Members in accordance with Rule 26 of Part 4 of the Constitution and the Substitution Procedure Rules.

Minutes:

Councillor F S Ghattoraya substituted for Councillor Miss P V Joshi.

25.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded that any declaration of interest should be made having regard to the Members’ Code of Conduct. In particular, Members must make clear the nature of the interest and whether it is 'pecuniary' or ‘non-pecuniary'.

Minutes:

None.

26.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 173 KB

To read, confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting in accordance with Rule 19 of Part 4 of the Constitution.

Minutes:

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The minutes of the previous meeting held on 23 July 2019 be taken as read, confirmed and signed.

27.

Action List Arising from the Previous Meeting DOCX 36 KB

Minutes:

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The Action List arising from the previous meeting held on 23 July 2019 be noted.

28.

Petitions and Deputations

To receive any Petitions and, or, Deputations in accordance with Rule(s) 11 and 12 of Part 4 of the Constitution and the Petitions Procedure Rules respectively.

Minutes:

None.

29.

Treasury Management Annual Report (2018/19) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Head of Finance, Revenues and Benefits

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report and appendices (as set out on pages 5 - 18 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the performance and activities of the authority’s treasury management function for the financial year 2018/19.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The contents of the report and appendices be noted.

30.

Financial Outturn Report (Q1 2019/20) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Head of Finance, Revenues and Benefits

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report and appendix (as set out on pages 19 - 25 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note overall authority’s position for the financial year 2019/20 at the end of the first quarter for both revenue

and capital expenditure and approve additional capital expenditure for 2019/20.

 

It was moved by Councillor J W Boyce, seconded by Councillor K J Loydall and

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

(i)       The contents of the report and appendix be noted; and

(ii)     The additional capital expenditure (as set out at paragraph 3 of the report) be approved, subject to a full report and business plan being presented to the next meeting of the Committee; and

(iii)   The allocation of the additional capital expenditure (as approved at (ii) above) be delegated to the Chief Executive and Chief Finance Officer / Section 151 Officer following consultation with the Chair.

31.

Collection and Write-Off of Miscellaneous Debtors (Q1 2019/20) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Head of Finance, Revenues and Benefits

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out on pages 26 - 29 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note levels of outstanding debt owed to the authority at the end of quarter one of 2019/20.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The contents of the report be noted.

32.

Third Sector and Community Support Funding Requests (Q1 2019/20) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Head of Finance, Revenues and Benefits

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out on pages 30 - 31 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the range of funding applications received during the July 2019 cycle of Residents’ Forums and to seek Members’ approval to award the funding grants requested.

 

It was moved by Councillor L A Bentley, seconded by Councillor J W Boyce and

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

(i)       The contents of the report be noted; and

(ii)     The funding for the list of projects (as set out at paragraph 2.2 of the report) be approved.

33.

Standards & Ethical Indicators (Q1 2019/20) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Head of Law & Democracy/Monitoring Officer

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report and appendix (as set out on pages 32 - 42 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the figures for local determination of complaints and the ethical indicators for quarter one of 2019/20.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The contents of the report and appendix be noted.